Game Design

Together Alone screenshot

Overview Each year the IAM department hosts a game jam that culminates on Manifest. Students form small teams (max 5 people) to build a game collaboratively. This year students will have an expanded timeline so that they can participate in Industry Night without losing time to work on their Game… Continue Reading 2019 IAM Manifest Game Jam ChallengeRead More →

KISSY GHOST IAM Indie Team Capstone Kissy Ghost is a game about a bunch of humans trying to exorcise a ghost residing within their house by taking it on a really sweet date! Developed by IAM Students under the team DogDadGames, Kiss Ghost is a 2D pixel arena game for… Continue Reading Kissy Ghost: IAM Indie Team Capstone 2016Read More →

D&D Club A student organization for fans of narrative and character design! Dungeons and Dragons Club teaches new players and offers an outlet for old players to engage in the fantastic yet classic roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons. We run through one off adventures and campaigns devised by our group’s… Continue Reading Dungeons & DragonsRead More →

The Metacosmic Earth-Race is a first-person racing platformer for 2-4 players, developed by students during their senior capstone project. Taking place in Generic, New Mexico after the crash of the spaceship Metacosmic, the game is centered around discovering the mystery behind the ship crash by discovering wondrous artifacts that allow… Continue Reading The Metacosmic Earth Race: IAM Large Team Capstone 2015Read More →

IAM capstone senior student game project

Water Aloft the Ridge (WAtR) is an evocative adventure game from the Interactive Arts and Media capstone class at Columbia College Chicago. Three damaged souls climb the mysterious Ridge seeking solace, comfort and forgiveness from one they have lost forever. A disturbingly elegant 3D puzzle/adventure game, the player ascends the… Continue Reading Water Aloft the RidgeRead More →